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What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test after a miscarriage?

What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test after a miscarriage?

1 month: Pregnancy hormone can stay in your body for a month or more depending on the miscarriage and how much and when tissue passed. If its been a month after all tissue has passed, you can probably rely on the pregnancy test. To be sure, serial blood tests with HCG levels can be more accurate. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is the earliest to take a pregnancy test usually?

What is the earliest to take a pregnancy test usually?

See below: Home pregnancy tests can turn positive as soon as 72 hours prior to the onset of your next expected period. If its negative, repeat it in 1 week. ...Read more

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What is the soonest you can take a pregnancy test after having sex? I don't want to wait for a missed period to take a test; when is it reliable?

What is the soonest you can take a pregnancy test after having sex? I don't want to wait for a missed period to take a test; when is it reliable?

Pregnancy test: You should wait at least until your period is due or a few days late for more accurate results. If you test to early you may get a false negative test. Take care! ...Read more

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What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test for the most accurate result?

What is the earliest you can take a pregnancy test for the most accurate result?

A week: A week after the act or after missing a period whichever come first repeat in another week for confirmation and a blood test ordered by the doctor for more confirmation ...Read more

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When is the earliest you can test for pregnancy?

When is the earliest you can test for pregnancy?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests become positive at about the time you'd be 1 week late. Serum quantitative tests can measure the actual number anc can capture the initial rise. ...Read more

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When is d best time to take a pregnancy test to determine if you pregnant?

When is d best time to take a pregnancy test to determine if you pregnant?

When pregnant: I am sort of kidding -- but in general, a blood test is positive about 7-10 days after conception, while a urine test is a couple weeks later. If you think you may be pregnant, about 2 - 3 weeks after your last menstrual period is a potential positive. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could you describe how to take a pregnancy test at home?

Read the instruction: Read the isntructions. Each brand has its own instructions. If in doubt, ask a friend. If not sure , come to clinic. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take a home pregnancy test and get an accurate result?

When is the best time to take a home pregnancy test and get an accurate  result?

After missed period: You should do the test 4-5 days after a missed period. if the result is negative repeat the test in 5-4 days, unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take a pregnancy test in the afternoon?

Is it possible for me to take a pregnancy test in the afternoon?

Yes: If the result is positive, that is fine. If it is negative you may wish to re do the test a couple of days later using first morning urine as morning urine is more concentrated. ...Read more

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What is earliest can take a pregnancy test?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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What is the best time to take a pregnancy test and how many weeks should I wait to get the most accurate results?

What is the best time to take a pregnancy test and how many weeks should I wait to get the most accurate results?

After missed period: Urine tests can detect pregnancy several days after missed period. The longer you wait, the hormone level increases and a positive more likely with time. Get a first morning specimen. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about early pregnancy symptoms.. when is the most accurate time to take a home pregnancy test?

Can you tell me about early pregnancy symptoms.. when is the most accurate time to take a home pregnancy test?

Agree w Dr. Amawi: test after missed period. Usually none but could have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings,^ gas,. ...Read more

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What is the best at home test for pregnancy? And how soon could I take it ?

What is the best at home test for pregnancy? And how soon could I take it ?

Any preg test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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When is the best to take a pregnancy test if you had unprotected sex?

When is the best to take a pregnancy test if you had unprotected sex?

See below: Home pregnancy tests can turn positive as soon as 72 hours prior to the onset of your next expected period. If its negative, repeat it in 1 week. ...Read more

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When is the earliest you can get a positive pregnancy test?

When is the earliest you can get a positive pregnancy test?

See below.: The earliest pregnancy test you can take is a quantitative blood test. It can detect HCG 8-9 days after fertilization of the egg. If it shows a level less than 25, then it is equivocal and might need to be repeated in a couple of days. Visit your doctor if there is concern. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more